Savannah Children's Book Festival

Reaching Reluctant Readers Workshop

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Fri., Nov. 15, 2013
Southwest Chatham Library, 925-8305

Reading Motivation & Engagement:
Proficiency, Persistence, and Passion

A FREE workshop for Teachers, Media Specialists, Pre-service Teachers, Librarians, Education Majors & Parents.

Presenter:
Linda B. Gambrell
Distinguished Professor of Education
Eugene T. Moore School of Education
Clemson University

Purpose of the workshop
Research evidence indicates that the more students engage in reading, the better readers they become.

This session will focus on strategies and techniques that foster the development of proficient, persistent and passionate readers. Motivational strategies and practical instructional techniques will be highlighted.

Morning Session 9:30 a.m. to noon

Focus is on reaching children age 12 and under
1. Motivation Matters
2. The Power of Pleasure Reading
3. Vocabulary is Key
4. Comprehension is the Goal

Lunch on your own from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon Session 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Focus is on reaching ages 12 – 18
1. Increasing Comprehension
2. Spell-Write-Right!
3. Retelling Strategy

For more information or to reserve your seat:
Call Constance Coleman at 912.925.8305 or colemanc@liveoakpl.org. Indicate your interest
in the morning or afternoon session, or stay all day. For more information, ">download the flyer.


2014 Savannah Children's Book Festival Storytimes

Live Oak Public Libraries presents special storytimes leading up to the Savannah Children’s Book Festival, which is set for Nov. 15, 2014, at Forsyth Park. These storytimes feature the books of a different festival author or illustrator each month.

September 2014
Carin Berger

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September’s festival storytimes will focus on the books of Carin Berger, author and illustrator of the “The Little Yellow Leaf” and “A Perfect Day.”

Oglethorpe Mall Library
Mon., Sept. 22, 11 a.m.

Hinesville Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m.

Forest City Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 11 a.m.

Port City Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 11 a.m.

Thunderbolt Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 11 a.m.

West Broad Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 11 a.m.

Bull Street Library
Wed., Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m.

W.W. Law Library
Wed., Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m.

Midway Library
Thurs., Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m.

Southwest Chatham Library
Thurs., Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m


October 2014
James & Kimberly Dean

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Oglethorpe Mall Library
Mon., Oct. 20, 11 a.m.

Thunderbolt Branch Library
Tues., Oct. 21, 11 a.m.

Forest City Library
Tues., Oct. 21, 11 a.m.

Port City Library
Tues., Oct. 21, 11 a.m.

Bull Street Library
Wed., Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m.

West Broad Library
Wed., Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m.

W. W. Law Library
Wed., Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m.

Southwest Chatham Library
Thurs., Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m.


November 2014
Tedd Arnold

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Oglethorpe Mall Library
Mon., Nov. 3, 11 a.m.

Thunderbolt Branch Library
Tues., Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Forest City Library
Tues., Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Port City Library
Tues., Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Bull Street Library
Wed., Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m.

West Broad Library
Wed., Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m.

W. W. Law Library
Wed., Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m.

Southwest Chatham Library
Thurs., Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m.

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